5 kids accused of threatening shooting at Mississippi school
OCEAN SPRINGS, Miss. (AP) — Five 13-year-olds have been accused of threatening a shooting at their middle school in Ocean Springs.
Jackson County Sheriff Mike Ezell tells reporters that the...
Doctors: School bus driver competent for sex abuse trial
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — Doctors say a Mississippi school bus driver is mentally competent enough to stand trial on charges including the sexual battery of a second grader.
Most of a human skeleton found on a Mississippi roof
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Police say most of an adult human skeleton has been found on the roof of a building in downtown Biloxi, Mississippi.
Mississippi authorities find body under I-110 overpass
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Biloxi Police say they believe an "unfortunate accident" has led to the death of a man whose body was found under a bridge.
Election do-over set in part of Mississippi Senate district
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A special election will be Nov. 5 in part of a Mississippi Senate district — the same day as the general election for other offices.
Special election to be called for race with 1-vote margin
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A special election has been ordered for a Mississippi Senate district where a candidate won by a single vote.
The Sun Herald reports the certification of Dixie Newman as...
Mississippi offering $25,000 to help pay for field trips
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Archives and History is offering aid to offset the cost of field trips to the state's twin history museums in Jackson.
Gulf Coast paramedic arrested on new sex abuse charges
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A Gulf Coast paramedic has been arrested on new charges after being accused of sexually assaulting patients in the back of his ambulance.
Hearing delayed for school bus driver accused of sex assault
PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A hearing has been delayed for a former Mississippi school bus driver accused of sexually assaulting an 8-year-old student on his route.
Investigation into former VA surgeon prompts federal review
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Federal inspectors have found a veterans hospital in Mississippi in violation of several policies.
News outlets report a report filed last week by the Department of...
Ex-owner of Tipitina’s dies in apparent hunting accident
NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The former owner of a historic New Orleans music club has died in an apparent Mississippi hunting accident.
Gulf Coast news outlets report that 68-year-old Roland Von...
Chao announces grant to support Gulf Coast train project
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Federal funding has been awarded to Mississippi to support the return of passenger rail service between New Orleans and Mobile, Alabama, the secretary of U.S. Department of...
Mississippi companies are cited and ordered to pay employees
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Two south Mississippi companies have been ordered to pay employees for labor violations that included failing to pay overtime, federal officials said.
Mississippi National Guard unit gets commander from Kansas
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's largest Army National Guard unit has a new commander, but he's from Kansas.
Col. Jason Nelson took charge of the 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team on...
Head Start early education programs launching on Gulf Coast
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi State University's Extension Service is in the process of launching five Head Start early education centers on the Gulf Coast.
Recount coming in Mississippi Senate race with 1-vote margin
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Ballots will be recounted next week after a candidate was certified the winner of a Mississippi legislative race by a single vote.
Mississippi firms affected by cyanobacteria can seek help
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Businesses along Mississippi's Gulf Coast might be able to get federal aid if they've suffered economic losses due to toxic blue-green bacteria in the water.
Tulane University’s campus in Biloxi closes
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Tulane University is no longer operating on Mississippi's Gulf Coast.
WLOX-TV reports students took their last final exam Thursday — the last day of classes for the...
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A state Senate candidate in Mississippi says he will contest the results of a Republican primary that's neck and neck.
Camille Memorial getting face lift for 50th anniversary
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Hurricane Katrina left lasting scars on the Hurricane Camille Memorial in Biloxi located at the Episcopal Church of the Redeemer.
Mississippi Coast Coliseum closer to having hotel
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Coast Coliseum and Convention Center could have a hotel operating on its Biloxi beachfront property as early as the fall of 2021.
Engaged Louisiana corporal dies in Mississippi crash
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A Louisiana deputy has been killed in a head-on collision driving home from his bachelor party trip.
News outlets report St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office Cpl....
3 teenagers drown in Mississippi’s Biloxi River
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A Mississippi coroner has identified three 14-year-olds who drowned in the Biloxi River.
Harrison County Deputy Coroner Brian Switzer confirmed that Travis Roberson,...
Mold problems addressed at military residential meetings
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Officials at Keesler Air Force Base and the contractor in charge of base housing have met with residents to address problems they've faced there, including recurring...
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — One of Mississippi's most popular saltwater fishing seasons is reopening.
The Mississippi Department of Marine Resources says red snapper season will resume Monday and...
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Officials along the Mississippi Gulf Coast say it's time to reopen discussion of a new east-west connector linking the coast's two largest cities.
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BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — An assistant tax collector indicted on four counts of submitting false statements to defraud the government has been placed on administrative leave.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Mental health services will soon end for thousands of adults and children in four Mississippi Gulf Coast counties because of a lack of funding.
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Louisiana's governor says he is "extremely grateful" that Tropical Depression Barry did not cause the disastrous...
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A city on the Mississippi Gulf Coast is suing a federal agency that rejected expenses for a Hurricane Katrina recovery project.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — A security guard who used pepper spray on a crowd including rapper Boosie Badazz says he did so because a man was trying to start a fight with him as he tried to get the group...
Analysis: Mississippi candidates split on school vouchers
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Several candidates for Mississippi governor have answered a questionnaire from a public education advocacy group called The Parents' Campaign, but Republican Tate Reeves has...
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Three Saenger Theaters within driving distance have been renovated, but the one in south Mississippi is dark, with a leaky roof and unsafe areas.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Thousands of people are expected on Mississippi's beaches for the July Fourth holiday even though they can't go into the water because toxic bacteria are flourishing along the...
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Rapper Boosie BadAzz has been ordered to pay about $233,000 to a security guard who pepper sprayed him at a Mississippi Gulf Coast mall.
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Gulf Coast Audubon Society is asking people to keep fireworks away from federally protected birds this Fourth of July holiday.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — The body of a 17-year-old Mississippi boy has been recovered after he drowned in the Mississippi Sound on Saturday.
Harrison County Deputy Coroner Brian Switzer tells...
4 Picayune dancers prepare to perform on a global stage
PICAYUNE, Miss. (AP) — Four Picayune dancers are headed to New Jersey to compete in the invite only World Dance Championship in August after winning a golden ticket for their performance at a...
3 longtime Mississippi lawmakers retiring before term ends
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Three Mississippi lawmakers are retiring as of Monday, when the new state budget year begins.
Republican Sen. Tommy Gollott of Biloxi, Democrat Sen. Bob Dearing of...
Correction: Mississippi Election 2019 story
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — In a story June 21 about candidates speaking at the Mississippi Press Association convention, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Democratic gubernatorial candidate...
Mississippi shrimp season opens Thursday
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Shrimping in Mississippi waters opens Thursday.
The Mississippi Commission on Marine Resources has set the opening date of the 2019-2020 shrimp season in state...
GULFPORT, Miss. (AP) — A grand jury will hear the case against the suspect in the slaying of a Mississippi officer who was shot outside a police station last month.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's shrimp fleet got its ceremonial blessing Sunday for the 90th time, even as shrimpers worry about fresh floodwaters harming shrimp production.
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Mississippi Department of Public Safety is starting a program aimed at decreasing long lines at driver's license bureaus.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — One of Mississippi's most popular saltwater fishing seasons is open.
Red snapper fishing season began Friday in state and federal waters off Mississippi.
BILOXI, Miss. (AP) — Those headed to the city of Biloxi on the Mississippi coast will now be able to borrow a life jacket before they hit the water.
PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (AP) — One Mississippi bank is buying another for $20 million in stock.
Citizens Holding Co., the parent bank of The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia, announced Tuesday that...